Director, Worldwide Accounting

Qualys   •  

Foster City, CA

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 265 days ago

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Responsibilities include:



  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close;
  • Oversee consolidation and worldwide compliance, including managing 3rdparty accounting service providers
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly account reconciliations are performed in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Ensure quarterly SOX compliance activities are performed timely;
  • Own SEC filing documents and the earnings release process with respect to accounting;
  • Lead GL team in monthly balance sheet and P&L reviews that provide insight into key business drivers that are impacting financial results;
  • Provide technical and operational accounting guidance related to proposed transactions including acquisitions and potential vendor and customer agreements;Develop and document global business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Respond to inquiries from finance and companywide managers regarding financial results and special reporting requests;
  • Work closely with internal and external audit functions to ensure compliance and plan for new accounting guidance;
  • Manage SEC, Technical Accounting, Payroll and GL accounting teams


Process Improvement:

  • Partner with FP&A and VP, Tax & Treasury to improve system and processes for internal and external reporting
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy;
  • Support Corporate Controller (and other departments as appropriate) on special projects and workflow process improvements; and
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities as necessary.


You are:

  • A strong team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude who drives process improvements to increase effectiveness of the team and minimize room for errors
  • Hands-on, detail-oriented and organized
  • A self-starter and high-achiever with a focus on doing a great job
  • A superior problem solver, possessing the initiative to look into the details and interpret the impact of key business drivers
  • Excellent multi-tasker who has strong time and project management skills and understands the importance of planning in advance to meet deadlines that include multiple review points and iterations
  • Strong communicator, both written & verbal; reliable and responsive to email and phone communications



  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification; Big 4 CPA firm (or regional equivalent) experiencerequired
  • Minimum 12years of experiencerequired
  • Public company experiencerequired including experience with SEC reporting and technical requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience partnering with FP&A to deliver insightful information
  • Experience with SaaS or Software company preferred
    Experience with NetSuite, Concur and Coupa a plus
  • Experience working at a multinational organization